10 Magnificent Trails You Have To Hike In New Mexico Before You Die

Hiking is a fun pastime anywhere, but in New Mexico, hiking leads to the most incredible mountain vistas, thick forests, waterfalls, rolling meadows, and alien landscapes. No matter which part of New Mexico you hike, you will have a wonderful experience getting out in the fresh air. Add these magnificent New Mexico hikes to your bucket list.

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Some of these hikes are pretty intense. To find some more manageable hikes in New Mexico, see 8 Amazing New Mexico Hikes Under 3 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love and 8 Easy Hikes To Add To Your Outdoor Bucket List In New Mexico.